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Unified basketball team happy to be back

Unified basketball team happy to be back

| April 9, 2021

By Michael James LeClairIf you want something bad enough, let nothing stand in your way. Now in its second year, the Nashoba Regional Unified Basketball program is giving student-athletes of varying abilities the opportunity to hit the hardwood for fun, friendship, skill development and exercise. Special Olympics Mass. defines Unified Sports as bringing together athletes […]

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Stow Selectmen: Police reform and vaccines

| March 13, 2021

With the Selectmen’s meeting running more than three hours on Tuesday, March 9 as the Independent prepared to go to press, last week’s paper covered only the first portion of the meeting. Below, is the remainder of the discussion items. By Ann Needle The Stow Police continues to work toward bringing the force and its […]

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Frost Call connects veterans through gaming

Frost Call connects veterans through gaming

| March 13, 2021

Contributed by D.J. Wu Frost Call, a non-profit veterans’ service organization, has been helping veterans in the greater Boston area since 2019. Their unique approach uses video gaming as a catalyst for connecting veterans with one another as well as with helpful resources. With a growing community and peer support initiative called the Battle Buddy […]

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George Shultz, former Secretary of State, dies at 100

| February 7, 2021

It is being reported by the Washington Post and other news outlets that George Shultz, who held four separate presidential cabinet posts in his lengthy political career, passed way at the age of 100 on Saturday, Feb. 6. Shultz got his start in politics when living in Stow starting in the late 1940s, and he […]

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NEW COVID-19 Vaccine Telephone Assistance

NEW COVID-19 Vaccine Telephone Assistance

| February 5, 2021

If you are currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and are having trouble getting an appointment online, you can now call this number to get assistance over the phone.

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NRSD Superintendent Brooke Clenchy resigns

| February 3, 2021

In a press release sent to local media, the Nashoba Regional School District announced that Superintendent Brooke Clenchy has tendered her resignation, effective at the end of this school year. Also included was the resignation letter sent to the School Committee by Clenchy. Both are posted below: Nashoba Regional School Committee Accepts Resignation of Superintendent […]

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K-8 Nashoba schools will remain hybrid after vacation

| December 27, 2020

Posted Dec. 27, 2020 By Natasha Don A special meeting of the School Committee was held Dec. 21 to discuss one agenda item- the district learning model after Winter Break. This topic was discussed briefly at the Dec. 16 Committee meeting but was relegated to the 21st for a final decision. Committee Chair Kathy Codianne […]

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Obituary: Kathy Olohan, 78

Obituary: Kathy Olohan, 78

| December 26, 2020

Posted Dec. 26, 2020 STOW: Carmelita Catherine (“Kathy”) Olohan nee Ryan, age 78, passed away in her home in Stow, Mass. on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Jan. 3, 1942 to Thomas Patrick and Helen (Clouse) Ryan in Somerset, Ohio. Kathy, known as Kate in her youth, grew up on […]

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Letter to the Editor: High School should be in hybrid model sooner

| December 26, 2020

Posted Dec. 26, 2020 Something is rotten in the Nashoba School District.  Though the School Committee voted to switch to a hybrid learning model at the high school level on March 1st, make no mistake that this was in fact a vote to continue with only a remote learning option for at least another two […]

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Stow man empowers adult dyslexics

Stow man empowers adult dyslexics

| December 20, 2020

Published in the Dec. 2, 2020 Stow and Bolton Independent By Ann Needle Scott Cumming declared his avowed mission these days to be, “I never, ever want anyone believing they were born stupid.” As an adult dyslexic, Cumming’s tool in achieving that goal is dyslexictogether.org, which he is building from his own, painful experiences of […]

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